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BC Ferries

11300 Patricia Bay Highway | Suite 500, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 3S8, Canada
+1 888-223-3779
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BC Ferries provides passenger and vehicle ferry services to 45 ports of call across coastal BC, with sailings to and from Metro Vancouver, Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast, the Gulf Islands, and Northern BC. BC Ferries Vacations also offers over 100 travel packages, including return ferry and accommodation. When on board BC Ferries, there are plenty of options for food and shopping, along with great wildlife and sightseeing opportunities.
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11300 Patricia Bay Highway | Suite 500, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 3S8, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to my granddaughter’s convocation in Victoria at University of Victoria. Had reservations for the 9am sailing.Everything went smoothly. Ocean was calm .We had a window seat which was excellent. I really enjoyed the various views,landscapes and nature

Thank mado070
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Reviewed yesterday

A great walk on opportunity to visit the peace and quiet of Sidney. It is easy to walk from the ferry into town - maybe 6 minutes. The ride is nice and food is offered on board should you choose. The cost is reasonable but...More

Thank Diana D
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Reviewed yesterday

Service on board is great, food, not too bad, gift shop fabulous but expensive, cleanliness spot on. Reservations are advised but if you don't mind the wait there are plenty of shops to enjoy.at the ports.

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Reviewed yesterday

regrettably our ferry system in BC is over the top expensive and run very poorly, compared to ferries in europe. The government has their hands in our pockets!!!! I live on Vancouver Island and i think this should be part of our hwy system. MAKE...More

Thank designer50
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Reviewed yesterday

Great little ferry holds 20 cars 🚗 and saves driving the Malahat ..Bonus for Seniors don’t have to pay Monday thru Thursday you just pay for your vehicle..

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Reviewed yesterday

Have been on ferries in other countries and they only have very poor fast food. The trip from Vancouver to Victoria is a treat. They have a wonderful buffet and if you choose this rather than the cafeteria, you get to sit with a view...More

Thank judy R
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Reviewed yesterday

A govt. run operation, a tad pricey but dependable. Food, tho Whitespot franchise, is so - so and has a limited selection. Scenery on all routes is well worth the trip.In tourist season a reservation is recommended. Don & Dodie,

Thank DonandDodie
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We travel a lot from the island to the mainland for sporting events and tournaments and are finding it increasingly expensive year after year Would love some sort of a discount for frequent travellers especially for children who were going over to play in games...More

Thank Rashpal K
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Reviewed yesterday

my buddy arrived at Horseshoe bay ferry terminal today 6:00 am intending to catch the 7:30 sailing to Langdale. He did not make that sailing or the next one @ 9:50 but has been told he will get on the 12:05 Does it seem reasonable...More

Thank Bill5888
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have used this ferry service several times to get from Vancouver to either Victoria or Nanaimo,and never have we had a bad experience.punctuality and customer service is a priority it seems,comfort is had by simply sitting on the seating provided,there is a big cafe...More

Thank GEO 180
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Hanneke R
June 11, 2018|
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Response from Gregory F | Reviewed this property |
I would trust B.C. Ferries to handle your request efficiently. They are an extremely sophisticated operation. If worse comes to worse they seem to have slots opened for people without a reservation-just show your... More
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stefaniesnyc
June 2, 2018|
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Response from rumi | Reviewed this property |
costs for TAXIS are horrific as the distances are long.. I mean for a solo traveler like me, but if u have a group that would be also the best way...If no one answers here, I would recommend CALLING BC Ferries to get your... More
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Linda G
May 25, 2018|
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Response from dhunka | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure as I had a rental car. I suggest calling as they are very helpful!
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